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Michael Franti believes that there is a great battle taking place in the world today between cynicism and optimism, so he made his most recent album, Stay Human Vol. II, to remind himself and anyone else who’s listening, that there is still good in the world and that it is worth fighting for.
Join us for The Center OnTheGo Series presenting Rodney Crowell. The revelations are in the reveling, and in Crowell’s joyful ownership of songs that have become dear companions. We arrive as honored guests, here to listen to an artist’s true self.
Storm Large is a musician, actor, playwright, and author with ties to San Francisco and Portland, OR. She was also a 2006 finalist on the CBS show Rock Star: Supernova. $30-$40 Members, $35-$45 Regular.
Grammy winner Mark O’Connor blends American fiddling with French jazz into a new American classical music. An Appalachian Christmas is a wondrous mixture of Christmas carols, fiddling, bluegrass and other traditional music.
In its 14th season, the Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humour and boundless energy. $35-$45 Members, $40-$50 Regular
The San Francisco rock band, The Mother Hips have never been ones to follow convention. Rich melodies, firmly rooted in gritty rock and roll and the evocative storytelling are what The Mother Hips do best. $20-$30 Members, $25-$35 Regular
Purveyors of “Comedy & Western!” For more than thirty years Riders In The Sky have been revitalizing Western music, while branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit.
As South Africa’s Cultural Ambassadors to the World, Ladysmith Black Mambazo sings of peace, of love and for people to live in harmony. The Tony Nominated and Grammy winning group was featured on Paul Simon’s “Graceland’ among many other film and music projects.
Paul Emery presents A Thousand Kisses Deep: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, a reprise of his triumphant tribute to one of the most fascinating and enigmatic singer/songwriters of the late 60s, according to a press release.
Guthrie helped define the singer-songwriter genre burgeoning in the seventies. Guthrie delivers an astounding time capsule with over thirty albums. This tour marks the 50th anniversay of “Alice’s Restaurant.” $70-$80 Members, $75-85 Regular
After winning a Grammy for his “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters rooted in the rich ground of American rhythm and blues, soul and gospel.